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An entity that has a registered office address in Texas files an assumed name certificate in the office
of the county clerk of the county in which the entity maintains its principal office address in Texas.
If the entity does not have a principal office address in Texas, the assumed name certificate would be
filed in the county in which the entity maintains its registered office address.
A Texas entity that is not required to have or that does not maintain a registered office address in
Texas, such as a Texas limited liability partnership or bank, would file its assumed name certificate
in the county in which the entity’s principal office is located.
An entity that is not incorporated or organized under Texas law and that does not maintain a
registered office address in Texas would file its assumed name certificate in the county in which the
entity’s principal office in Texas is located and in the county in which it maintains its principal place Form 503 2 of business, if its principal place of business in Texas is not in the same county where the principal
office is located. Execution: A certificate filed with the secretary of state shall be executed by an officer, general
partner, member, manager, representative of or attorney in fact for the corporation, limited
partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or foreign filing entity. A
certificate executed by an attorney in fact shall include a statement that the attorney in fact has been
duly authorized in writing by the principal to execute the certificate. Please review the form
carefully. Pursuant to section 71.203, a person commits an offense under section 37.10, Penal
Code, if the person intentionally or knowingly signs or directs the filing of an assumed name
certificate that the person knows contains a materially false statement. Payment and Delivery Instructions: The filing fee for an assumed name certificate filed wi...
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